I think there is more job protection in other developed countries, plus universal health care. So different from America . . .
We had post-doc from Germany in our lab. When she found out how hard it was for us to fight for basic services to help us with our son in the school system, she was appalled. She said I Germany, the disabled are cared for from the cradle to grave with dignity. Yea, don't get me started. I should stop before I offend or cross the line in the discussion in this sub forum.
Sorry CM, ending my thread jack.